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's news that the united states embassy and the british embassy in yemen are closed this morning. what can you tell us about the intelligence? what is it shows about the new threats to u.s. interests there? >> it shows the threat that al qaeda poses in the area. i spoke with the ambassador there. looked at the intelligence available. the attacks possibly against the embassy and personnel, we decided it was the prudent thing to do to close the embassy. we're working closely with the yemeni authorities to address the threat that is out there. >> a live threat, an active threat? >> there is. al qaeda has several hundred members in yemen. they've grown in strength. that's why, from the very first day of this administration we've been focused on yemen. i've been to yemen twice. we're continuing a dialogue. we've provided equipment and training. we're cooperating closely. we've known about it for awhile. we're determined to destroy al qaeda in pakistan, afghanistan, or yemen. we'll get there. >> there's a report that the british and the united states are setting up a counterterrorism police forc
morning. >> good morning. >> there's news that the united states embassy and the british embassy in yemen are closed this morning. what does the intelligence show us about the threats? >> it shows the threat that al qaeda poses in the area. the intelligence available was looked at. the attacks possibly against the embassy and personnel, we decided it was the prudent thing to do to close the embassy. >> a live threat, an active threat? >> there is. al qaeda has several hundred members in yemen. they've grown in strength. i've been to yemen twice. we're continuing a dialogue. weave provided equipment and training. we've known about it for awhile. we're determined to destroy al qaeda in pakistan, afghanistan, or yemen. we'll get there. >> a counterterrorism police force is being set up in yemen. is this a new front? does it require more american boots on the ground in yemen? >> we've been investing in yemen for many months now. we're working closely with the yemen yemenis and international partners. we've known about the front. we've been able to make progress and gains. we were able to iden
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